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Author Oakley, Justin, 1960-

Title Virtue ethics and professional roles / Justin Oakley, Dean Cocking.

Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 188 pages)
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 172-183) and index.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 The nature of virtue ethics; CHAPTER 2 The regulative ideals of morality and the problem of friendship; CHAPTER 3 A virtue ethics approach to professional roles; CHAPTER 4 Ethical models of the good general practitioner; CHAPTER 5 Professional virtues, ordinary vices; CHAPTER 6 Professional detachment in health care and legal practice; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Taking medical and legal practice as key examples, Justin Oakley and Dean Cocking develop a rigorous articulation and defence of virtue ethics, contrasting it with other types of character-based ethical theories and showing that it offers a promising new approach to the ethics of professional roles.
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Subject Professional ethics.
Professional ethics.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Cocking, Dean, 1958-
Other Form: Print version: Oakley, Justin, 1960- Virtue ethics and professional roles. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001 052179305X (DLC) 2001025236 (OCoLC)45963028
ISBN 0511015976 (electronic book)
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9780511487118 (electronic book)
0511487118 (electronic book)